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Re: “Forest Edge

This new gallery is a gem in Trumpetvine court. And the first exhibition has gorgeous, interesting figures that blend in with the aesthetics, but make you look twice to see all the layers there. The Boy/Girl piece still haunts me.

Posted by Marcy Rodenborn on 06/11/2019 at 4:42 PM

Re: “Forest Edge

Wonderful, enchanting exhibit in this new gallery. Sara Lisch has a very unique style. Definitely worth checking out.

Posted by Jenifer MacGillvary on 06/08/2019 at 3:07 PM

Re: “Two Japonist Artists

"Seriously affordable." Now that's a new phrase for me.


Posted by Hobart Johnson on 06/03/2019 at 6:49 PM

Re: “Kiss My Aztec

Berkeley Rep audiences will love this stunningly vulgar musical that checks off every box: victimhood, race, gender, sexual identity, and more.

From the opening scene of noble Aztecs scanning the horizon for 'White men in boats' to the final anthem of 'The world is getting browner, Kiss my Aztec drives patrons to a standing ovation recapitulating the scene from Cabaret where Hitler Youth stand to sing "The Future Belongs to Us.
Heil Leguizamo! Heil.

Posted by Bee Montigue on 06/01/2019 at 10:55 AM

Re: “Josh Levin Reading

One of the unexpected fringe benefits of trudging thru Levin's painfully detailed book is getting to the sections describing Taylor's year in late WWII Oakland when she lived in West Oakland., complete with addresses.

He makes a strong case that Ronald Reagan set the stage for many of Trump's election tactics, especially lying and using racist dog whistle terms. But after a while you feel like he's spending too much of our time discussing the politics of Taylor's era.

All in all the book needs some serious editing to cut it down by about a third.

(Unless I missed a tree in the wide forest of Levin's book, which is entirely possible because there is so much trivial detail mixed with the good stuff, as of the first 2/3 or so of the book, Taylor would pass as white, black, Mexican, Filipino, and native Hawaiian whatever it took to survive and con people. But author's best info was that her dad was black and mom white.

Posted by Len Raphael on 05/28/2019 at 6:20 PM

Re: “Poets Jericho Brown and Dexter L. Booth

truly amazing poets.. Thank you for posting this special announcement !

Posted by Jerry Thompson on 05/24/2019 at 2:49 PM

Re: “Rent Romus and Heikki Koskinen’s Manala

This event will be held at the Berkeley Finnish Hall located at 1970 Chestnut Street in Berkeley.

Posted by Rent Romus on 05/23/2019 at 9:50 PM

The Paper Raincoat is a new musical presented by Musical Cafe
Info and tickets:

Posted by Jamie Greenblatt, Executive Director of Musical Cafe's parent organization, Play Cafe.

Posted by Jamie Greenblatt on 05/16/2019 at 7:38 AM

Re: “Cultural Food Traditions: Syria with Old Damascus Fare

Due to scheduling issues, this has been rescheduled to SUNDAY OCTOBER 20th at 5pm. Please plan to join us then!

Posted by Slow Food East Bay on 05/09/2019 at 9:24 AM

Re: “"Urban Nostalgia” Art Reception

Lovely exhibit!

Posted by El Cerrito on 04/25/2019 at 8:42 AM

Re: “All the Way

Great theatre with steller talent!

Posted by El Cerrito on 04/25/2019 at 8:41 AM

Re: “Open Circle: A Documentary Short

This is the link to get tickets ahead of time as seating will be limited:

Posted by MaoClare on 04/22/2019 at 8:30 AM

Re: “Open Circle: A Documentary Short

Not only is the film inspiring, but the evening includes live flamenco guitar and dance!

Posted by MaoClare on 04/21/2019 at 9:50 PM

Re: “Third Thursday Outdoor Movie Night

Can I bring an17old to Princess Bride showing? RR

Posted by Robert Redeker on 04/18/2019 at 4:23 PM

Re: “Liberate The Caged Voices

2020vision. Great event proud to be a part of

Posted by Executive Gonzalez on 04/16/2019 at 3:56 PM

Re: “Go Figure Draw

This is a small group, great artist community, & we have professional models.
Very reasonably priced. Would definitely encourage anyone who wants to try drawing the human body to 1st study youtube vids then sign up for this meetup. No judgments here...the people in our group (Studio 23 & the Alameda Artists) are so supportive & great!

Posted by CottonTurner on 04/15/2019 at 3:01 AM

Re: “Win tickets to Savion Glover with Marcus Gilmore at Yoshi's!

ok I'm mad as hell bc that email up there for free tix didn't work.

Posted by Amy L. Keyishian on 04/12/2019 at 9:11 PM

Re: “My Greasy Sons

Hi yall! This show has permanently ended. I cant find an email to tell the staff to remove the listing.

Posted by jimnist on 04/02/2019 at 1:49 PM

Hi! The information is a little out of date! The doors are 7:30, it runs 8pm - 9:30, and its $10

Posted by jimnist on 04/02/2019 at 1:44 PM

Re: “John McNamara

The Worth Ryder Art Gallery is open during "spring break". The exhibition is open 12-5pm, M-Th through April 11th.

Posted by F. Gwazda on 03/27/2019 at 9:34 AM

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